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What's an ATO, anyway? Learn more about security compliance.


The goal of this guide is to provide project teams with information they need to launch software from a technical and compliance perspective. It explains requirements and best practices for projects, and the process of obtaining an ATO.

An introduction to compliance for federal information systems:

Note that this is not an official government site. This site is a best-effort general explainer, but you should check with the relevant agency for their specific requirements.